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Manitoba and the Canadian Shield

Assignment Description

The intent of this paper is for you to determine:

  • what rock types may be found in the part of the Canadian Shield located in Manitoba
  • how or when these rock types were formed

To do this you will need to research the Geological Provinces in Manitoba.


Requirements:

  • Description of rock types, their origins, and approximate age.
  • Discuss provinces in which the rock types are located. Use any illustrations you think will help
  • Discuss nature and importance of Greenstone belts and where they may be located in Manitoba
  • Discuss the Churchill Superior Boundary Zone and the Thompson Nickel Belt and their relationship to the Geological Provinces in Manitoba
  • 2 page paper, including illustrations (optional) and cover page
  • APA reference list and citations

 

Help!

Get help with researching, APA citing, and writing through the Library and Learning Curve.

Step 1: Find Information

Use the following resources to complete your research. You must also provide at least two other sources.

 

Step 2: Create Reference List

Log into NoodleTools to create a reference list.

 

Remember! You must include references for the images you use.

Part 3: Write Your Paper

Write a 2 page paper, using your work from the previous steps, to discuss what rock types may be found in the part of the Canadian Shield located in Manitoba and how or when they were formed. You may include illustrations, if you'd like.

 

For help with your writing and citing, look at the tips, links, and tutorials on the following guides: